Derek Bennett, Platform Infrastructure Team Lead at Stitch Fix

Derek Bennett

Platform Infrastructure Team Lead, Stitch Fix

Derek Bennett is the lead for the Platform Infrastructure team in the Algorithms group at Stitch Fix. He and his team develop and support our Spark capabilities, event logging infrastructure using Amazon Kinesis and Apache Kafka, along with associated tools and applications to help make data available and useable. Derek holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from UC Berkeley.


Scaling Data Science Capabilities with Apache Spark at Stitch Fix

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